DeGrom And Walker Are Dominant In 8-1 Defeat At PNC Park

Friday night Jacob deGrom gave a master class at PNC Park to the dismay of the Pittsburgh Pirates. The dominant deGrom had vintage velocity in the 8-1 defeat, becoming the first Mets pitcher this season to flirt with a complete game. In 8.1 innings, the reliable righty held the Pirates… Read more“DeGrom And Walker Are Dominant In 8-1 Defeat At PNC Park”

A Mother’s Day To Forget In Milwaukee

The starting rotation touted to be the best on paper has disintegrated into the laughing stock of the National League, as Sunday proved no lead is safe when Mets pitchers take the mound. Mother’s Day was no walk in Miller Park for Terry Collins’ battered boys of baseball, as the… Read more“A Mother’s Day To Forget In Milwaukee”

Neil Walker’s Walk-Off Gets The Mets One Game From .500 With 4-3 Win Over The Giants

On the heels of the messy Matt Harvey brouhaha, the Mets rebounded with a walk-off 4-3 win over the Giants team that took them down in the National League Wild Card game last season. Streaky second baseman Neil Walker bookended NY’s first and final runs by stroking a ground rule… Read more“Neil Walker’s Walk-Off Gets The Mets One Game From .500 With 4-3 Win Over The Giants”

The Mets Have A Sweet 16-5 Party Against the Braves, Reyes Has a Game High 5 RBIs

It may not have been Jacob deGrom’s finest moment on the mound, but it was good enough to get a win against his former teammate, Braves newly crowned elder statesman, Bartolo Colon. The Mets bats crushed Colon for five-runs in three innings off a series of faulty sinkers, a far… Read more“The Mets Have A Sweet 16-5 Party Against the Braves, Reyes Has a Game High 5 RBIs”

Mets Fall Back Into Last Place With A 9-7 Loss To The Braves

R.A. Dickey outdueled Matt Harvey again, adding another former teammate besides Daniel Murphy who’s making a mockery of the Mets. The 42-year old knuckleballer gave up three runs on four hits with a flurry of floaters that were far more effective than Harvey’s fastballs. Sunday night was really bad déjà… Read more“Mets Fall Back Into Last Place With A 9-7 Loss To The Braves”

Mets Survive A Close Shave Against The Nationals After Jeurys Familia Falters

Terry Collins made a gutsy call to the bullpen after his shaky closer Jeurys Familia had all the wrong stuff. The Mets came to DC lugging a six-game losing streak in desperate need of a win against a Washington Nationals team boasting the best record in baseball. Travis d’Arnaud got… Read more“Mets Survive A Close Shave Against The Nationals After Jeurys Familia Falters”

Jay Bruce Continues To Swing A Hot Bat In Mets 4-3 Win Over Phillies

While most of the Mets batters are living below the Mendoza line, Jay Bruce has found a fruitful home in the heart of the order. Last year’s trade deadline disappointment launched two homers to lift NY over the Phillies 4-3 in their first road game of the season. Seeing teammates… Read more“Jay Bruce Continues To Swing A Hot Bat In Mets 4-3 Win Over Phillies”

Bartolo Colon’s Braves Citi Field Debut Is Bittersweet

Bartolo Colon’s return to Citifield was bittersweet. The former patriarch of the Mets pitching staff received a standing ovation, then plowed through NY’s batting order for 4 2/3 innings – his only misstep was a line drive solo shot off the bat of Jay Bruce. Colon’s counterpart Jacob deGrom bested… Read more“Bartolo Colon’s Braves Citi Field Debut Is Bittersweet”

Mets Take a Giant Leap Over SF With Sweep Over The Twins

Terry Collins dubious decision to rest veterans for rookies during a pennant chase paid dividends as the Mets completed a three game sweep over the Minnesota Twins with a 3-2 win at Citi Field on Sunday. NY now sits in the Wild Card driver’s seat with a one game lead… Read more“Mets Take a Giant Leap Over SF With Sweep Over The Twins”

Marlins Avoid A Sweep Off Of An Ineffective Jacob deGrom

The Marlins avoided a sweep with a 6-4 win in the series finale, but the most distressing news for the Mets is the declining effectiveness of Jacob deGrom. From the first to the fifth inning, his velocity dipped from 94-91mph, and what was previously reported to be the result of… Read more“Marlins Avoid A Sweep Off Of An Ineffective Jacob deGrom”